Jobs at National Medical Stores

Job Title:Estates Assistant
National Medical Stores is an autonomous Corporation that was established by an Act of Parliament 1993. Our mandate is to procure, store and distribute medicines and other medical supplies to public health facilities in Uganda.
Job Summary: The Estates Assistant will provide buildings maintenance oversight including supervision of service providers and budget supervision.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Ensure proper functioning of the Corporation’s power supply and telecommunication systems.
  • Conduct electrical installation and repairs whenever necessary
  • Advise management on proper maintenance of health and safety issues
  • Maintain an inventory and update information on corporation estates and utilities and ensuring their protection against damage and pilferage
  • Actively participate in the preparation of estates budget
  • Ensure that the corporation’s generator is in proper working condition
  • Maintain proper fittings and fixtures which include steel doors, windows, ordinary doors, shutters steel cup boards and all other furniture items.
  • Ensure proper functioning of equipment such as Forklifts, cold rooms, Battery chargers, Photocopiers and Air Conditioners.
  • Manage all civil work including preparing bills of quantities.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The candidate should possess a Higher Diploma in Electrical Engineering .
  • At least four years’ experience in Estates Administration, repairs and maintenance.
  • Computer literacy skills i.e. proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
How to apply for the job:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their updated CVs that should include names and addresses of the last two employers with hand written applications indicating the reference number of the position you are applying for and giving three referees with their full time telephone contacts, email and postal addresses indicated on the application letter.
Photocopies of the original academic documents should be attached.
Please note that National Medical Stores reserves the right to verify Photocopies of the academic documents attached with the relevant awarding institutions to authenticate their validity.
National Medical Stores is an equal opportunity employer.
All applications should be addressed and delivered to the Head of Human Resource and Support Services, National Medical Stores (NMS), Plot 4-12, Nsamizi Road, P.O Box 16, Entebbe, Uganda.
NB: Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. Only candidates who meet the specifications indicated for the jobs will be contacted.
Deadline: 22nd July 2014 by 5pm
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